Archives for January 2012

MSC-NY DEC dSGEIS comments

Re: Comments on the Draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement for High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing in New York State

Pa. Chamber in the Patriot-News: Pa. needs uniform Marcellus rules

By Gene Barr Reaching an agreement on a comprehensive Marcellus Shale oversight bill is essential to foster the industry’s growth, lower energy costs, provide environmental protections, generate revenue to address local impacts, and sustain and build on the economic opportunities — direct and indirect — that natural gas drilling is providing to Pennsylvanians. Key to […]

Pittsburgh Business Times: Meet the committee members of the Marcellus Shale Coalition

By Anya Litvak, Reporter The Marcellus Shale Coalition released a list of its decision makers this week. According to Chairman Dave Spigelmyer, 41 candidates were chosen from 75 who vied for committee spots. Here are the 2012 chairs and vice chairs: Legal Committee: Craig Mayer, Pennsylvania General Energy and Steve Johnson, CONSOL Energy Legislative Committee: […]

MSC Committee Leaders Poised for New Challenges, Opportunities in 2012

Canonsburg, PA – Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) Chairman Dave Spigelmyer today announced the 41 men and women elected by the MSC’s Board of Directors to lead the organization’s committees and subcommittees in 2012.  75 individuals ran for leadership positions across 20 panels.  MSC committees craft and communicate responsible practices for shale gas development in Pennsylvania, […]

New York Post editorial: The joke’s on The Times

Never one to pass up a good redneck joke, The New York Times last week happily heaped scorn on the scraped-knuckle roughnecks who make a (good) living extracting energy from Pennsylvania shale rock — and their less-well-off upstate New York neighbors. To wit: HORSEHEADS, N.Y. — At the Glamour and Glow boutique in the local […]

Washington Observer-Reporter: Gas industry drove jobs, wages and workforce development here

By Michael Bradwell, Business Editor After several years of besting quarterly production records for natural gas yields from the Marcellus shale, the gas industry began to make a strong impression on the local workforce scene, causing those who provide and help to train workers to take new approaches to workforce development here. The gas industry […]